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Prince Rupert at Sudeley Castle

Winchcombe

Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Dog Friendly
Local Pub

Prince Rupert is a dog-friendly apartment cottage, which sleeps 3 guests across one double and one single bedroom. The accommodation is arranged over two floors, with a living area, dining area and fully equipped kitchen downstairs and the two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. Prince Rupert is in the converted Old Forge, and an end apartment of three, sharing a decking area with Charles I and George III, with each apartment having its own seating area with views across a lawn to a footpath and woodland.

Guests staying at Prince Rupert enjoy complimentary (other than separately ticketed events) day-time entrance to Sudeley Castle & Gardens during the open season.

Please be aware that under no circumstances are additional guests above the maximum capacity allowed at the property, for day visits or overnight stays. If you are found to be in breach of this, you will be asked to leave the property and reported.

Full Description

This apartment cottage is named after Prince Rupert of the Rhine, a nephew of King Charles I, who commanded the Royalist cavalry during the English Civil War and made Sudeley his headquarters.
The entrance to the apartment is via one of two outdoor staircases (at each end of the Old Forge) and the shared decking area, which faces a pretty lawn and the footpath to Sudeley Castle.
The first floor has a bright and light open plan living area, dining area and fully equipped kitchen overlooking the main courtyard. A pretty, divided staircase leads up to the double bedroom and family bathroom to the left and the single bedroom (with under-eaves space for a ‘folding’ bed) to the right.

Note: the three Old Forge apartment cottages have restricted headroom in parts of the bedrooms and landing areas due to the original oak beams and A-frame structure.

Ground Floor

The living/Dining/Kitchen area is open-plan.

Stepping into the dining area from the decking and outside seating area, you’ll immediately be struck by the light and airy feel of this apartment cottage.


Dining Area:
The dining area is furnished with a round, oak dining table and chairs to comfortably accommodate 4 guests.

Kitchen:
The fully equipped kitchen, overlooking the main courtyard, has a country-cottage feel, with fresh off-white coloured and wooden work surfaces. The kitchen has all the appliances, cookware, crockery and glassware you need for a self-catering holiday, including a, oven/hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine and a washer-dryer. (See ‘Facilities’ above for further details.) A welcome pack of teabags, Nespresso coffee pods, hot chocolate, milk, biscuits, jam/honey mini pots, boiled sweets are provided for your first day at the Cottage.

Sitting Room:
A comfortable sofa, sink-in armchair with a footstool provide plenty of seating for 4 in the carpeted living area. In addition, the living area is furnished with an oak coffee table, occasional tables, a Freeview TV and DVD player. An understair cupboard in the living room houses a travel cot, stair gate, highchair, iron, ironing board, airer, as well as the Welcome Dog Basket (with stainless steel bowl and blanket).

First Floor

There is a divided staircase to reach the first floor.


Bedroom One:
The master bedroom is furnished with an oak frame standard double bed, small chest of drawers, bedside tables and individual overbed lights with reading and room lighting. This dual aspect bedroom, with windows to the front and back, has a small hanging cupboard and hooks to store guests’ clothing.

Bedroom Two:
Furnished with an oak frame single bed, bedside table and individual overbed light with reading and room lighting, this is a cosy bedroom with views to the rear over the garden and decking area. Hooks in the main bedroom area are provided for hanging clothes, while an under-the-eaves extension off the main sleeping area houses a chest of drawers and hanging hooks.

Family Bathroom:
Adjacent to Bedroom 2 is the family bathroom, with a large walk-in shower (with a fixed over-head rain shower and detachable handheld showerhead) toilet, sink with shaver unit and heated towel rail.

Outside

Guests of Prince Rupert share a lovely wooden decking area (with the George III and Prince Rupert apartments) that looks out over a communal garden lawn and a footpath that leads to Sudeley Castle. Each apartment has its own private seating area with a table and chairs for 4 guests.
Full List of Facilities

  • Sleeps 3 across 1 double bedroom and 1 single bedroom (+ single folding bed)
  • 1 family bathroom (walk-in shower)
  • All bed linen, bath towels and tea towels provided
  • Hairdryer x1
  • Kitchen Starter Pack (for first night/day): teabags, Nespresso coffee pods, hot chocolate, milk, biscuits, jam/honey mini pots, boiled sweets.
  • Cleaning Starter Pack (for 2 nights): dishwasher tablets, scourer, cloth, washing up liquid, bin bags, kitchen paper
  • Bathroom starter pack (for 2 nights): hand soap, shower gel, handwash, vanity kit, shower cap and toilet paper (minimum 2 rolls)
  • Easily accessible, free car parking behind the cottage
  • Heating gas/electric (with independent thermostat control)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Flat screen TV (Freeview)
  • DVD player
  • Child / dog friendly (dog blanket and stainless-steel dog bowl provided)
  • Fully equipped kitchen with toaster, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, utensils, crockery, cutlery, glassware (champagne flutes, tumblers and wine and water glasses) cafetière, bakeware, food preparation (grater, jug, sieve, saucepans, bread bin, kitchen foil, cling film
  • Oven/Hob
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge-freezer
  • AEG washer-dryer
  • Ironing board, iron and clothes airer
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Baby/Child Equipment: high chair x1, travel cot (cot linen not supplied) x1, stairgate x1, safety socket covers
  • Outdoor patio/seating area
  • Garden furniture – seats 4
  • Safety equipment: fire extinguisher, fire blanket, carbon monoxide monitor, smoke alarm, First Aid kit.
On your Doorstep
Supermarkets and Shopping:
The town itself benefits from several small supermarkets, including The Co-Operative Food and Warner’s Budgens, both well-stocked with fresh produce and store cupboard essentials. Vale & Hills Family Butchers offers fantastic, local meat on the town’s high street, with a host of delicious goodies available at North’s Bakery for those in search of a fresh morning loaf.

Eating Out:
  • Wesley House (200 metres)
  • White Hart Inn (200 metres)
  • North Street (300 metres)
Walks:
The Winchcombe Way, a 42-mile figure-of-eight trail centred around the town, offers walkers a great way of discovering the surrounding Cotswold towns and villages section-by-section over the course of a stay, whilst there are plenty of options for those looking for a more casual, leisurely pace within a close radius of the cottage. We recommend the Sudeley Castle Circular walk for a relaxing stroll; a 2-mile loop setting off straight from the cottage’s front door, taking you into the grounds of historic Sudeley Castle - a must-visit for any guest. The 2.5 mile walk to Belas Knap, a Neolithic chambered long barrow sat atop Cleeve Hill, is also a great walk to try from the doorstep, providing you don’t mind the incline.

Sudeley Castle:
During your stay at Sudeley Castle Country Cottages you are entitled to free admission to Sudeley Castle and Gardens during the Castle’s open season (except for separately ticketed events). If you wish to visit the Castle and gardens during your stay, please take your room key or booking receipt with you to the admissions desk. Steeped in a thousand years of history, Sudeley Castle makes for a fascinating day out, not to mention the vast number of events also taking place throughout the year.

Places to Visit:
  • Sudeley Castle & Gardens (0.5 miles)
  • Everyman Theatre (8 miles)
  • Broadway Tower (9 miles)
Travel:
  • Train - Cheltenham Spa Station (9 miles)
  • Taxis - Starline Taxis, AndyCars
There is so much to discover in the Cotswolds, why not have a look at some of our favourite Bolthole Retreats Experiences
Points of Note
  • Parking: There is a large car park for the use of all guests staying in the cottages 
  • Dog friendly:  a maximum of 2 dogs (with a charge of £25 per pet).
  • Parents of young children should note that a river runs behind the Cottage car park
  • Note: the three Old Forge apartment cottages have restricted headroom in parts of the bedrooms and landing areas due to the original oak beams and A-frame structure.
  • The entrance to the apartment is via one of two outdoor staircases
  • Sudeley Castle and Gardens: A booking made for this property entitles you to free admission to Sudeley Castle and Gardens, as many times as you wish during your stay. This includes general admission, during the open season, but does not include entry to special events. You do not need to book admission ahead of your arrival. To obtain your entry ticket, please take your booking confirmation or property door key to the Castle Admissions Centre where the staff there will provide you with your ticket. To check if the Castle and Gardens are open for your dates, or to book a ticket for a special event, please refer to the Sudeley Castle website.

Reviews

Absolutely wonderful, we enjoyed every minute of our stay. The cottage is in a ideal location for walkiing the beautiful areas in the Cotswolds. The cottage was clean and welcoming plus very well equipped, especially the kitchen. The space in the cottage was a good size with a excellent bathroom and shower. Overall the cottage is of a high-quality and a perfect place to stay.
David - September 2021
Fabulous location, lovely and quiet, a good base to explore the Cotswolds.
Jo - September 2021
Nice week in Winchcombe. Accommodation smaller than I had anticipated but I am 6’5”. Great walk for the dog access into the caste grounds is lovely. Choice of food in Winchcombe is superb. Daughter loved the free hot chocolate - thank-you. My only concern would be sectioning off the decking area to allow dogs outside while owners relax on the decking also. Would definitely return.
Mark -august 2021
We really like the Cotswolds - lots to see and do, and whenever we visit we stay at Sudeley Cottages as they are so convenient and the accommodation and facilities are of a high standard; free entry to the castle and gardens is also a welcome bonus as they are beautifully maintained.
Paul - August 2021
Great location, well appointed. Don't miss the beautiful Sudeley Castle and the foodie delights of Winchcombe. Perfect for hikers and history lovers.
Rebecca August 2021

Location

Situated just a short walk from the beautiful Cotswold town of Winchcombe, guests will be spoiled for choice when it comes to things to do and see and places to eat while staying at one of Sudeley’s cottages! See the Winchcombe guidebook for more information.

 
 
 
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